About Us

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Stylists

Franny Smith-Pardee

Salon Owner / Stylist

Franny is the owner of Salon 4862, Inc., the salon opened in 1989. She has trained with some of the best stylists in the Twin Cities. She is artistic, creative and provides exceptional service to her clients. She has a loyal following and takes new clients only by referral. Call well in advance to schedule with Franny.

Carol Jean Lowe

Stylist / Colorist

Carol enjoys delivering the latest and greatest trends to her clientele, and giving an experience that will make you want to come back for more.

Char Nelson

Stylist / Colorist / Specializing in Razor Haircuts

Cutting your hair the way you want it is everything. With several years of experience she is committed to first listening, then cutting. Along with cutting, styling and product knowledge you can have the added value of coloring your hair to compliment your haircut. In her opinion, this can take a regular haircut and turn it in to the hair style you’ve always wanted.

As a professional she is committed to consistently providing you with excellent customer service. She takes pride in offering you the most current updated looks – including the new “fun colors”. She will personally give you the education you desire to maintain your style. At your scheduled time together, she will look forward to providing you with the kind of service you should expect when you walk in our door!

Gary Osterbauer

Stylist / Colorist

Gary has been a resident of White Bear Lake most of his life. Growing up in the area has taught him the values of a close knit community and family. He is a former salon owner and past chairman of the Minnesota Cosmetology Association Education Committee. He has participated in competitions for hair styling and won several awards and trophies. He is very personable and always tries to give his clients nice haircuts that work for them and their lifestyles.

Tammy Petschl

Stylist / Colorist / Facial Waxing / Eyebrow Shaping

Gary has been a resident of White Bear Lake most of his life. Growing up in the area has taught him the values of a close knit community and family. He is a former salon owner and past chairman of the Minnesota Cosmetology Association Education Committee. He has participated in competitions for hair styling and won several awards and trophies. He is very personable and always tries to give his clients nice haircuts that work for them and their lifestyles.

Lana Weber

Stylist / Colorist

Lana is a fun, energetic, motivated and educated stylist who has been in the business since 1982, she believes hair is an expression of yourself. She was fortunate enough to grow up in the salon business; her mother was a stylist and educator in the hair industry. Her passion is helping people find the perfect way to express their individuality. “Together we can create a style, color or perm that works perfectly for you and your life style.”

Dawn Westberg

Stylist / Colorist / Keratin certified / Extension Specialist

In addition to hair cutting and styling Dawn specializes in coloring, foiling, highlights, lowlights, and color corrections. She is certified in Keratin smoothing treatments – an amazing treatment that provides smooth, silky, shiny hair. Looking for hair extensions she does several types including – bond, bead and tape in. Additionally, she does perms including spiral or specialty wraps and facial waxing. “I love having the privilege to connect with clients everyday while utilizing my creativity to make each individual feel amazing.”

Receptionists

Robyn LaCasse

Manager / Sales & Service Coordinator

Robyn has a true passion for people and working the front desk really gives her the opportunity to let that quality shine. It is her pleasure to make sure that the experience you have with us is comfortable, relaxing and meets your needs. She takes pride in providing a friendly and clean atmosphere for all of our clients.

Cathy Callahan

Sales & Service Coordinator

Cathy is a part-time Sales & Service Coordinator, busily spending the rest of her time raising a family and volunteering. Keeping everyone organized at such a busy salon is fun and she enjoys every minute of it! Cathy loves getting to know every client that comes through the door and making them feel welcome. “It’s great to be at a job that feels like home and be a part of the family here at Salon 4862!”

Heidi Jackson

Sales & Service Coordinator

Heidi is one of our very important front desk receptionists and also has the task of scheduling appointments for our stylists. Heidi always goes above and beyond to make your experience with our salon the best it can be.

Mari Meuwissen

Sales & Service Coordinator

Mari is currently attending college to become a teacher.  She enjoys greeting people as soon as they walk into the salon to make sure they feel welcome. Mari is one of our front desk receptionists and always goes above and beyond to make your experience with our salon the best it can be.